We had an incredible meal, in a romantic setting, complete with a perfect view out the window down to the river. If the weather had cooperated, we would have had our cocktails and wine on the lawn of this historic home, down by the river. Outdoor dining at small care tables is apparently also available, but without the river view. The inn is located next door to the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, CT, and the scenery out back inspired a community of American impressionist artists some years ago. The interior decor in the restaurant area of the inn is classic, warm, and inviting. I liked the artwork and sculpture displayed. The cocktail specials fashioned by the bartender were fabulous, and the wine we shared (Carnivore) was excellent. Our waiter was attentive, well-informed, and gracious, as was the owner who by to check on our degree of satisfaction. Our party had a good sampling of fare - chowder, salads, salmon, chicken, yellow fin tuna, skirt steak, etc. All entrees were extraordinary and satisfying. Good portions were provided. Desserts, too - coconut creme brule, lemon sponge cake, and chocolate sundaes - were thoroughly enjoyed. The epresso was quite good as well. We will definitely return. Prices were very reasonable, and we enjoyed every minute!
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